programs that load on start up

  teewhy 14:46 08 Jan 2009
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Can anyone tell me how to display all the programs that load when a laptop boots up?
I'd like to see what is actually running in the background when no programs are open and only the desktop is displayed.
Thanks

  iscanut 15:08 08 Jan 2009

Run MSCONFIG and click the startup tab.

  cocteau48 15:10 08 Jan 2009

or...click here

  Jollyjohn 15:11 08 Jan 2009

Start
Run
msconfig Enter
Startup

CAREFUL pruning of this list will reduce what is running at start up.

When you reboot you will get a message box about running selective start up, tick the box in the corner and close the box.

  teewhy 15:18 08 Jan 2009

Thanks everyone, I'll give the msconfig a try

  jellyhead 19:55 08 Jan 2009

This program might be of interest you,
click here

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